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Republic of Zambia

Motto: 
"One Zambia, One Nation"
Location of Zambia
Capital
and largest city
Lusaka
15°25′S28°17′E / 15.417°S 28.283°E / -15.417; 28.283
Official languagesEnglish
Recognised regional languages
Ethnic groups
(2010[1])
Religion
(2010)[2]
Demonym(s)Zambian
GovernmentUnitarypresidentialconstitutional republic
Edgar Lungu
Inonge Wina
LegislatureNational Assembly
Independence 
History 
27 June 1890
28 November 1899
29 January 1900
17 August 1911
1 August 1953
24 October 1964
5 January 2016
• Established
1964
Area
• Total
752,618 km2 (290,587 sq mi)[3] (38th)
• Water (%)
1
Population
• 2018 estimate
17,351,708[4][5] (65th)
• 2010 census
13,092,666[6]
• Density
17.2/km2 (44.5/sq mi) (191st)
GDP (PPP)2019 estimate
• Total
$75.857 billion[7]
• Per capita
$4,148[7]
GDP (nominal)2019 estimate
• Total
$23.946 billion[7]
• Per capita
$1,307[7]
Gini (2015)57.1[8]
high
HDI (2018)Increase 0.591[9]
medium · 143rd
CurrencyZambian kwacha (ZMW)
Time zoneUTC+2 (CAT)
Driving sideleft
Calling code+260
ISO 3166 codeZM
Internet TLD.zm

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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